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THE IMPORTANCE OF COLLAGEN: WHY YOU NEED IT, AND HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT COLLAGEN?

What is collagen and why you need it? Collagen is the most abundant structural protein that consists mainly of amino acids, making up to 30% of all the proteins in the body. There are more than 20 known types of collagen, but type I and type III collagens are the most common and known. Type I collagen is found in the skin, bones, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels and internal organs. Type III collagen is present in the skin, muscles and blood vessels. The role of collagen in the body is vital. Collagen helps to preserve skin elasticity and connective tissues,...

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PROTEIN PANCAKES FOR EVERY DAY OF THE WEEK

Since the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has pretty much everyone stuck at home, it’s the perfect opportunity to try new recipes for delicious and healthy protein pancakes! Firstly, maybe you already enjoy protein-rich pancakes daily by adding a scoop or two of your favourite protein to your traditional pancake batter. For that reason we warmly recommend using Pepto Whey Protein – a combination of the purest biologically active whey protein isolate and hydrolysate, enriched with peptides, dissolves easily in any liquid or food without changing its taste or structure. If you follow a plant-based diet, we recommend Vegan Protein – pea...

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HOW TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM? VITAMINS, MINERALS AND MORE

Supporting your immune system during coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak is as important as self-isolating and handwashing. Keep reading to learn more about how you can contribute to your health most effectively. Your immune system functions depend on your lifestyle choices – being active and following a healthy diet are some of the most important things for your health. However, there are additional options that can help you strengthen immunity and give your body an overall boost. Vitamins and minerals Your immune system will benefit most from the vitamins A, C, D, B6, B12 and folate/folic acid, as well as from minerals...

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FAMILY-FRIENDLY PROTEIN SMOOTHIES

Smoothies are one of the healthiest meals/snacks you can prepare for yourself and your family. They are not only super-easy and fast to make, but also you can improvise with recipes by making smoothies with your favourite fruits, berries, veggies and spices – the options are endless! Smoothies are usually packed with vitamins, protein, fibre and healthy fats; however you can enrich your smoothies with more protein by adding a scoop or two of our new Pepto Whey Protein – a combination of the purest biologically active whey protein isolate and hydrolysate, enriched with peptides, dissolves easily in any liquid...

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GUILT-FREE PROTEIN ICE CREAM FOR A BETTER SUMMER

Ice cream makes any summer better, however, it may not be the healthiest treat to enjoy daily. Freshen up your diet by making protein enriched ice cream at home! Try these easy and guilt-free ice cream recipes and surprise your friends and family with a delicious dessert!1. Fruity Whey Protein Ice CreamTry this quick and extremely refreshing ice cream that has a creamy consistency. Ingredients:1 cup (140 g) frozen blueberries1 cup (140 g) frozen mango chunks30 g 100% Platinum Whey (vanilla)1/2 cup (100 ml) milk of choice Instructions:Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth consistency. Add...

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NEW YEAR, NEW ENERGY

If your New Year has started with a gym subscription to get in shape or just to be more active or you have made a resolution to achieve new records, you need a superb energy booster that will keep you moving forward and get you going even in these cold winter mornings.
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BUCKLE UP, WINTER IS COMING!

Yet another wonderful season is just around the corner, but sadly that also means being at greater risk of catching a cold, having a sore throat and stuffy nose.   To enjoy all the fantastic outdoor winter sports, like ice skating, skiing and snowboarding or just wandering around the snow-white town with a cup of hot chocolate or your favourite tea, you must take care of your immune system like no other season. Even if you’ve taken care of your body all year long by leading an active and healthy lifestyle, now is the perfect time to enrich your body with...

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TAKE YOUR SMOOTHIES TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Smoothie is a great way to start the day on a healthy note. However, you can make smoothies even more nutritious and delicious! To take your smoothies to the next level – just add a scoop or two of whey protein when blending, and enjoy!  Here’s a fresh recipe for you to try out – Protein Blueberry Smoothie. Ingredients: 1 banana 100 g blueberries 100 ml milk ½ cup oats (50 g) Handful of peanuts and dates 2 scoops 100% Platinum Whey (Vanilla, unflavoured or any fruit flavoured) Directions: Blend all ingredients together. Recipe makes 3 portions. 100 g of...

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WELCOME TO VPLAB NUTRITION!

One of our main values is to maintain high quality in everything we offer. We don’t compromise when it comes to ingredients, formula and packaging – we constantly strive for the best there is. And if something in the making process doesn’t satisfy us, we make changes for better. We don’t keep secrets from you, because you are a part of our family, our team VPLab. That’s why we are open to show our latest technologies, scientific developments and careful quality control in the process of making the best sports nutrition and health products with the highest quality standards.

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What is detox and do you really need it

Whether we want it or not but our bodies constantly accumulates all sorts of toxins and harmful bacteria. Toxins are poisons that await us everywhere: poor quality water and food, cosmetics and household chemicals, environment, medicines and even synthetic clothes and furniture. Toxins are declared the main reason for most diseases starting from poor immunity and digestion, to the very end of depressions and stresses. Even though our bodies were designed to get rid of everything unnecessary or harmful, sometimes our own resources are not enough. And this is where the detox helps to press that "reset" button and restore...

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Ideas for Valentine's Day Date

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Love is in the air and so is the smell of flowers and chocolates. VPLab Nutrition has some great ideas to help you move on from Valentine’s cliché romance and add a bit of fun and calorie burn in the process. Ice Skating – Do you associate ice-skating with relaxed movements and a never-ending circle? Think again! Ice skating is fun and romantic (especially if you need to hold hands for “balance”) sports activity. Not only is this activity heart melting it also melts your calories. Only half an hour of ice skating...

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Water - The elixir of life

Water is the human’s most vital element and its resources are the most important conditions of our existence. Water plays a massive role in the processes in regulating body’s temperature, improving digestion, joint greasing, healthy muscle maintenance, increasing metabolism, removing toxins and skin moisture. It supplies oxygen, nutrients and glucose to every cell of the body and removes the decay products from the cells. Low water consumption leads to dark circle formation since your body starts to store water for future use. Also, water deficiency causes rapid fatigability, constant hunger and poor maintenance of the digestive system. In order to...

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